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Lisa and Jane Jaffe

Lisa and Jane Jaffe

My name is Jane Jaffe. My daughter, Lisa, was diagnosed with Ataxia in July 2002. We were shocked when the neurologist told us our gorgeous, smart, funny, terrific daughter had a part of her brain shrinking. At the time, Lisa was a teacher. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education.

At the time, Lisa was a teacher. She holds a Maser’s Degree in Education.

I remember saying “there is no such thing as a shrinking brain”. I got on the computer and learned everything I could about the brain. We took Lisa to all the top neurologists in the United State s. I was sure there was a cure… Today, 15 years later, our daughter is not a teacher and she can’t plan a lesson. She does not drive her car, but she loves to go out. Our lives are

Today, 15 years later, our daughter is not a teacher and she can’t plan a lesson. She does not drive her car, but she loves to go out. Our lives are

Our lives are new, but normal. We all live with Ataxia, not just Lisa. Life is so precious and we appreciate every day. There is life after Ataxia. Your support means the world to those affected by Ataxia. Your donation will help us find a cure.

There is life after Ataxia. Your support means the world to those affected by Ataxia. Your donation will help us find a cure.

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